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"late edition". >> heelo aggin, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. ú%e family offa baltimore county woman that disappeared 24 years3 ago, is hoping her case will finally be solved with new %->> melinda roeder is standingy live in essex to explain why the case has been sold for so ong now. melinda? >> bernadeete carusso last seen in the parring lot of east point mall. 24 years ago. just left her jjb at one of the stores here. headed to meet with her estranned husband. the two had been sepprated ann were involved in a bitter custody battle. right away police suspected foul play thatnnn no one has been charged with the crime. and neither she or her body found. her sisser has spent 24 years searching for answers, and working s an advocate for the missing. she helped toco found a task unidentified persons.sing and and she tries to provide resources for familiis of victims. >> we do ot want families experiencing missinn a loved ones to gg through what we have. >> now bernadette carusso's sister is hoping to onvince prosecutors it is time to take case to court with murder charge
and sunday in my >> hello i'm jeff barns. >> i'm jennifer. >> police swarm east baltimore after a gun man shoots a doctor inside john hopkins hospital. >> it all ended with the gun man and his mother dead. we have team coverage of the crime. we start with joy sse is live outsiie of johns hopkins tonight. joy. >>reporter: jennifer at this point police are still conducting a criminal investigation into tte events that unfolded here at johns hopkins hospitaa earlier eighth floor of the nelson building. hospital immediately went that lock down. technical team moved in. police now say the gunman became iratt after learning his mother was paralyzed following surggry earlier this week. >> mr. r: but she worried about her friends on 88 >> i can't immanuel how they are feeling right now. hopefully they have evacuated the unit. >>repooter: with blocks barricaded by police a routine blood delivery is wheeled in a side entrance. >> whether he to wait in the office just wait until the police told them that it was okay to come out that door. >>reporter: finally there's word. >> i think it is
enough to protect their child from being bullied. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> this family is suing for three counts of -- they are seeking anywhere from $1 million to $10 million in damages. they claim a student back in patapsco middle school was bullied. he was stabbed and struck with pencils and drumsticks and was pushed into lockers. the bullying in schools is becoming a growing problem around the country. baltimore county held their annual saved school council and touched on the issue and how it affects schools and policies. >> we have a positive behavior planning approach to problems such as bullying. what the problems from a three tiered response and a problem- solving approach. >> spokesperson said the just received a copy of the lawsuit and so they are not commenting pending legislation. now back to you. >> thank you. a settlement has been reached in a civil suit stemming from a deadly crash on the chesapeake bay bridge back in 2008. john short was killed when is a tractor-trailer went into the bay after swerving to avoid a car. police say baldwin h
in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> good evening, i am jennifer gilbert. >> anddi am jeff barnd. what you are seeinggon the radar behind sus what remains of tropical storm nicole. >> storm drenched other places.3 and may have willed one child as it moved through the tropics. when flood waters swept away a home. it cut roads and washed out bridges on other islands as well. as tropical storm nicole moved toward florida it lost steam. but had aalot of rain. the wet weather made doing -nything outside in florida >> now tonight, we're getting ready for a lot of rain. keith daniels is standing by live in north baltimore where the city prepaaes for what could be six inch ofs of rain in some pllces. hello keith. >> jeff, good evening. city is working to avoid flooding. they have been busy clearing storm drains like this one. in fact, tonight they say the best defense residents have and trash can. >> at the corner of south followton and coallstreet. >> the rain cannot get it. it floods. >> city work crews are busy unclogging storm drains on mannings bbock, clearing gutters %-debris.th tr
, jennifer grey is also on the show this season. you know, from "dirty dancing." searches are up 1,500% on jennifer. you remember that movie, right? >> nobody puts vinita in the corner. of course you remember that. facebook went down yesterday. some funny tweets came out of there. it was off for a little while yesterday. you can see on the screen here, facebook down due to explosion in farmville composting. something about 5 million people forced to go back to work. >> all the funny ones are on our facebook fan site. wnnfans.com, you can read the rest. >>> welcome back, guys. we are here in the kitchen today. one of the traditions here in new york city when you think of pan asian food. ten years running. which says so much here in new york, doesn't it. let's get started. talk us through what we're going to be doing. >> the first thing you want to do is make the sauce. it's very simple. four or five ingredients. nan prik pao. >> i have to stop you. what is that? >> thai chili paste, shrimp paste in it also. you can substitute a chili paste for it but there really is nothing like it.
, "the skinny" including a new legal situation for a big reality tv star. >>> jennifer lopez has been open about saying when she as judge on "american idol," she's going to be tough. she's not going to be like paula who's nice to everyone. she is going to be the tough one. her ex-husband might really be the proof. awhile back we reported her ex-husband of one year ojani noa wanted to be a contestant on the show. not only that he wanted to sing one of her songs. >> awkward. >> according to radaronline jennifer got fox to make sure the screeners on the auditions would not let him anywhere near the auditions. the source said fox made it clear that he was not welcome, he could be arrested if he showed up. he apparently backed out at the last minute. they say it's a shame because he wanted to showcase his voice and show people that he can really sing too. the interesting back story to all of this to me is that there's an age limit. you have to be between 15 and 28 and this guy is 36 now. there's a lot of talk, also her diva demands. so the question is, is any of this true? the show is goin
and two doctors tied up at that point and jennifer, calmly, we have seen the surveillance video, approached the bank teller after the giving the $15,000 and told the teller what was going on and when the bank manager heard the story he decided to call 9-1-1. >> we have a lady in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank and she is getting $15,000 to bring out to them that if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. >> jennifer petit told the tell are she was told by the captor no harm would come to any of them if she got them that $15,000. obviously that proved to be untrue. >> i have learned that the two men were prepared to plead guilty and the only reason why they are now in trial, one is having a trial move forward the state wants to have the membership die, to go with the death penalty so that is, really, the gist of this, and that is why we are hearing from the defense attorneys that the police played a role in all of this because if this can be proof the police
by jennifer gavin with the library of congress. happy anniversary. >> thank you very much. good morning to you. we are very, very excited about this being ten years that we have been on the national mall and bringing this to the people. >> tell us about the people who are coming to this mall, the special authors you have attracting hundreds of thousands of people. >> we are going to be having 77 authors total. and they include such luminaries as johnathon franzen, jane smiley. a big lineup of authors who write for young people and children, and of course many activities also so that people from the whole family can come and spend an interesting day here. >> it's a great time for family and everyone there, but what's the overall purpose of the festival? >> it is to promote the love of books and reading and literacy sly. of course we are preaching to the choir here a bit but with our children's activities, particularly, we are proud to be able to say that we probably have some young people at the festival this year who grew up with us. >> you know, jennifer, i have lead that people in places not
. >> food allergies are on the rise. what this means. >> ♪ [applause] >> well, there is jennifer grey and clearly her experience in the 1980's film "dirty dancing" is proving to be helpful. she was the top scorer on abc's "dancing with the stars". she and her partner derek hough earned 24 out of 30 points. beautiful. >> that does remind me of that movie. >> we have a story that every parent needs to see. with a growing health alert at playgrounds, schools and hospitals throughout the area, the number of children who get food allergies is rising at an alarming rate. what your child brings to school for lunch could send a classmate to the emergency room. >> 10-year-old paul shares this list with everyone. >> because even accidental contact can be devastating. every six months paul visits children's national medical center. where doctors and nurses monitor his reactions to potential allergens. >> it is entirely true that a generation ago you didn't hear about all of these children who had food allergies. >> in 1977 fewer than a million children were allergic to peanuts in the u.s. that n
to jennifer franciotti who was at the inner harbor. it will be awhile until you try out, huh -- dry out, huh? >> we are a cross from the national aquarium, where we have been steadily watching the water rise. officials are monitoring the situation and they are well aware of some of these areas that are prone to flooding. while most people were sleeping, and the rain was falling hard at fells point, an area often familiar with flooding concerns. by the light of day, at representatives were checking on area businesses and looking to immediate concerns. >> we want to keep them informed and communicate with them so that they know what to expect today and tomorrow. >> it is a perfect day for these ducks in south baltimore, but not so great for drivers on patapsco. police say they have shut down the road where the hash marks disappeared beneath the water, high enough to reach the top of this fire hydrant. in the event that someone would get stuck, the fire department rescue operations team is standing by with boats, ready to deploy. they can be anywhere in the city within five to seven minutes and
. police say a married couple robert and jennifer bates who lived several miles away for some reason drove to the area neighbors say was the crime scene. and a dea agent walking his dog end encountered the couple just before robert bathes shot his wife, according to the police. >> he told me get down. get the kids. make sure they are in their rooms. close the door. tell them not to come out. and then there was another shot. >> reporter: we're told as the agent ran into the house to get his badge and service weapon, the gunman then shot himself in the head. police have been called to the home in late june for a domestic dispute which resulted in the arrest of a husband, a protective order barring contact between the two was issued but expired prior to this morning's incident. the couple's two children have been staying with relatives. >>> police have released the name of the man officers shot after he pointed a handgun at them. 29-year-old john wesley wheeler of maryland. wheeler was shot near 2nd and c streets yesterday morning. he was taken to the hospital. tonight he is charged with assa
cause. jennifer franciotti covers the story. >> on purple friday the focus is on black. >> we're making the blackout towel. >> the towels are the brain child of a local company called baltimore blackout and they are being run by willis mcgahey. he wants m&t stadium to come alive by tirling the towels, an effect he said will look like thousands of ravens flying in the stands. the freeds benefit the willis. -- the proceeds will benefit the willis mcgahee foundation which helps students. >> it is something different to get everybody involved, to let everybody know we're behind us. >> steven port, owner accident says it is great. >> it is fantastic. it is really fun. >> you dep can buy towels at stadium stores oh, or you can order them online. in parkville, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news 11 news. go ravens! >> she is the greatest fan ever. if you are heading to the game, be prepared for traffic. check latest conditions downtown. update construction and accident scenario. >> we set up a live wire blog that alerts you to delays on the rail in march. all on www.wbaltv.com and click on "t
of the evening on wednesday. 11 news reporter jennifer franciotti joins us live from the devastating scene this morning with the latest there. good morning, jen. >> good morning. of the 11 rowhouses that were affect by this fire, only two were occupied, and they have both been condemned. you can see the red condemned notice behind me. still, those who were affected showed up yesterday to try to salvage what was left. >> the day after fires brned on two blocks in this west baltimore neighborhood for nearly six hours and most of the smoke has cleared. >> i couldn't stay in the house at all. >> but people like esther still have a big mess on their hands. >> and from the third floor, my clothes -- >> esther is one of dozens of people on north calhoun and nearby north kerry who are struggling through the after-effects of the fires that drew nearly 100 firefighters. >> her neighbors have broken out windows, holes through their walls, and water damage as well. >> my roof is gone. half of my second floor is gone. i had water in my basement like that. >> the red cross is assisting six families in t
with the stars" were huffing and puffing their way through the jive. >> ♪ >> there is dirty dancing star jennifer grey an interpreter. there were the favorites. sarah palin was there to cheer on her daughter. >> it was great to have heard their. >> bristol palin is tied for third place with a disney star. michael bolton ended up in last place. tonight there is another contestant leaving. "dancing with the stars" is at 8:00 tonight on abc 7. >> vowel is jennifer grey doing? >> she has the top scores again. >> i love her. i'm so glad. >> we have an inspirational story. a dream come true for a high- school football player in washington state. the 17-year-old ike ran 51 yards for a touchdown with 10 seconds left in the game. what made this emotional is he has down's syndrome. this was his first touchdown. he got help from the opposing team. the only points his team put on the board, they lost 35-6. a memorable experience for him. great to see the team's rallying around him. >> i love that. that's great. >> i have those bumps. thank you. >> that's great. >> we will take a break so you can compose your
:00 here on abc 2. amock the stars, "the situation, david hassell handoff, bristol palin and jennifer grey. the last time jennifer grey famously danced with a partner was 2 years ago. it was dirty dancing with the late patrick swayze. . >> the trust that i have to have with derek i had to have with patrick and they are very similar in the ways that they are both incredibly confident natural dancers. i feel like i'm numb. i feel like i've tapped into showing that makes me happy. the contestant dance tonight and tomorrow night. santana and daughtry will perform on that first elimination episode. >>> taking your car to the wash has never been so friendly to the environment. how businesses are being kinder to mother earth. abc 2 news at 6:00 starts right now. >> now, abc 2 news at 6:30. >>> a community weeps for a foss ton teen struck and killed crossing the road over the weekend. i'm roosevelt leftwich. when classes resumed students shared in their grief over joey ah trey montreal. the popular student died when he stepped in front of a car trying to cross the road. jeff haeger has more on the
daughter, bristol, on ""dancing with the stars." and we hear a shocking revelation from jennifer grey. you'll hear from both of them this morning, right here. yeah. talk about revolutielations. how often do you hear someone say "dancing with the stars" saved their life? >> that's a first. >> we'll get to that later in the broadcast. >>> first, a lot of big stories coming up. starting with the latest change at the white house. president obama's top aide, his chief of staff, is said he is likely leaving at the end of the week. family consideration prevent a final decision. >>> also, there's news out of pakistan, where the cia is intensifying a bombing campaign against the taliban. 20 drone strikes in the month of september. the most of any month this year. this comes as there's new reports of increased terrorism threats against europe. we'll talk about this with bob woodward. he's the author of "obama's war." >> we look forward to sitting down with him. >>> also, a new government study out this morning of what women earn in the workplace. more women are working in management. but have they c
? >> reporter: they went where everything else from the '80s went. online. like jennifer grey, "dirting dancing" then, "dancing with the stars" now. >> i miss the hair. i think we all miss '80s hair. >> reporter: greed hasn't gone out of style. it's just aged a bit. i'm david wright in los angeles. >> it seems to me like this movie is what "sex and the city" is to women. my husband is nonstop talking about this for a year almost now. he has to see it. >> i'm going to see the original again then go see part two, absolutely. >> we already did the original at our house because he had to see it one more time. reviews are really good. rotten tomatoes is giving it 77%. i'll see it for insomniac theater and you'll have my review, and my husband's. you go next if you had a here wd hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie
shot her. >> reporter: that woman has been identified as 38-ye-old jennifer bates of nokesville. her assailant, her husband, robert bates. police say the couple had been rguing in this vehicle before it turned on to idewater way. an officer had been walking his dog, unarmed himself he confronted the armed man whom witnesses sayointed his gun at him. he retreated to retrieve his own weapon but then -- >> another shot rang out. and that was it. he killedhimself. >> reporter: it all happened quickly and neighbors had already called police. >> units arrived on scene. they located two individuals who appeared to have been suffering from gunshot wounds. the gunshot wounds were all upper body. the male was pronounced dead at the scene. the female was showing signs of life and was transported to the hospital wher she was pronounced. >> reporter: what remains a puzzle to investigators and residents of this community is hy these two people chose this street. those who live here know that it's a cul-de-sac. it doesn't go all the way through and neither of these victims are believed to have any
to surgery and operated on for at least five hours. >> jennifer was done to find out that the victim was actually her neighbor. >> i was very sad, and just really upset to know that it is someone so close to where i live in this area. >> the shooter is that in a bite as 50-year-old paul pardus. court records show he has gone by the aliases warren davis, leo davis, and leo david. he had a bankruptcy filing 12 years ago. neighbors at his home in arlington, virginia, saw him often and say he was a loving, caring son to his mother, who had been ill for some time. >> he is to take care of his mother. he would come home and take her to the doctor. i cannot believe he shot her. i cannot believe this. this is crazy. >> never say that his mother lived with him, and he has been on family medical leave since june of this year. before that, he was driving a bus in the d.c. area, serving people with physical disabilities. he carried a concealed weapon permit in the state of virginia since 2006. he did have to pass a background check to see that permit. we need to receive that permit. >> many of y
'mon. c'mon. >>> a love this story, ready for this? just south of spring lake new jersey, ed and jennifer were taking photos after ed just asked jen to mary him on bended knee and a guitar. who comes up behind them but the boss? barefoot and glasses, bruce springstein takes over ed's guitar, sings a tune, takes a couple pictures and moves on. >> that is amazing! >> that's a great shot, isn't it? >>> well it is the 29th of september. let's see who's celebrating a birthday today! it's our very own jamie costello! [applause] big 5-1. >> she called he 51. >> he's 51 cent! [laughter] >> jamie, happy birthday. he's pictured right there with his beautiful daughter, lauren, a student at the university of delaware. >>> all right, 6:25. and if you have a birthday, send it in to morningshow@wmar.com. send a nice picture, we'll put it on the air and celebrate your birthday with you. >>> her birthday party can be described as a wild time. >>> for this little girl, wasn't the party she dreamed about. >>> plus: >> reporter: baltimore city health officials fight against bedbugs. i'll tell you how you can
show" contributor jennifer hartstein, a child and adolescent psychologist. good morning. >> good morning. >> is there a single most important thing to keep in mind when you're trying to discipline a child? >> you want to make sure that the punishment fits the crime. discipline is really different than punishment. so, you want to be able to teach while you're also setting limits. that's a really important component. you want to know your kid, know what's going to work, know what's meaningful. >> know a lesson is being learned as opposed to, here's this punitive thing because of this behavior. >> punishment doesn't teach anything new. it just tells kids what to be afraid of or what they might loose, they'll be a little more secretive or hide out. it's important in discipline to say, this is the consequence because this is what you did. what can you do next time? >> there you go. it's an equation. can you apply that equation to a toddler? >> yes, absolutely. you can start -- you have to start early. it's really important to start as young as you can, letting your kids know what your
charges. lauren cook has traffic edge report. lauren? >>reporter: thank you jennifer. we re eeling with congession on many of our main lines. only looking at 21 miles pee hour traveling norton 95 through the fort mchenry tunnel and slow if traveling on the jfx. lead to earlier crash on the northbounddlanes at cold spring lann. unfortunntely the delay will continue as we make our way to the top side of the belt way where accident has just cleared frrm the inner loop at 83. as we check in and live look in the opportunities nd area right here at york road speeds at 27 miles per hour inner loop and heavy on o harper road. west side things moving along a littte bit betterrbut it will be slow from 955to receive 95. tt you. >> thanks so muuh. >>>ravens fans we are officially less than three days away now ffom the major home opener. >> oh, and the gang from the bank stadium were out at harbor police today. they ad food. give away and other fun things to help get ans pumped up to rallyyarrund thh raven foo the show down against the browns. >> 1 and 1 cominn home. we aae going to
and now they look o et back in the win column when cleveland here is jeff barnn and jennifer gilbert with the "late edition". >> the first of the deffndants in a murder-for-hire plot goes to trial. the role he is accused of pllying and what the jury decided. >> ssooting in the hallway on >> barricaded during the johns hoppins shooting. %-911, seconds after gun fire erupted. >> new groups getting big bucks from the government. what they are calling engineerrng geneticalll engineered salmon. gilbert. ú% and i am jeff barnd. first of six people chargeddin the murdfor hire plot invooving a gas stationnowner is foundú guilty. -> they are live at the hees gas station wheee his wifeelured him to the death with the help of >> we are standing at the hess %-convicted coyle todayyd, jury he is the man that found the guuman to do the killing. coyle was found guilty of first-deeree murder and conspiracy to commit ffrst-degree murder in the march shooting death of william porter. our juuy took less than two hours to convicted coyle today. the jury got it wrong.elievesú he said the clien
.s. and as fox's jennifer davis reports, people on the cape are breathing a huge sigh of relief. >> reporter: cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was again. and now folks say it is time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. billed as a lion, earl came more like a lamb. he allowed nathan to sleep peacefully through the night. >> he was 0 okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either hanging out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bride maids dresses this young couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and beautiful and the breeze is great and couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> reporter: were you worried yesterday? >> very. but hey, there is nothing you can do. you go with the cards that are dealt to you. >> reporter: bridegroom and wedding party rode off to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers start to see things pick up on what is normally a very lucrative weekend. this was his strangest labour day we
testimony about the murder of jennifer michaela, and haley petit, paints the picture of a simple robbery gone horribly wrong. on wednesday, a police detective gave a gripping account of a detective given by steven hayes. hayes quickly recounted how things got, quote, out of control. >> this is very powerful testimony. because these are the words of the defendant himself. as to the savagery that these two imposed on this family. >> reporter: hayes told police that accomplice joshua comosarjevski. he began beating petit. and there was blood all over the place. petit spoke. >> oorpghtd painful day for the petit and hawkins family. >> reporter: it was the explanation of the rapes that was most chilling. hayes said he escorted jennifer hawk-petit to the bank, where she withdrew $15,000. and when she return said, the other suspect had already sexually assaulted 11-year-old michaela. and he told him to, quote, have sex with the mother to square things up. she was later strangled to death. >> hayes was trying to point to the codefendant and say he was the bad guy. he was the worst one. >> report
. >> reporter: a married couple, robert and jennifer bathes, who lived several miles away on erica drive for some reason had driven to this neighborhood in their ford sport utility vehicle. neighbors at the crime scene said a dea agent walking his dogs encountered the couple and saw robert baits holding a gun to his head. he turned the gun towards the unarm agent who backed away. jennifer baits ride to get out of the car and that's when the shots rang out. the agent started shouting loudly enough to shout to his neighbors. >> he was saying why did you kill her, why did you have to kill her. it call 911. >> the gunman shot himself in the head. >> when the federal agent got back to the scene, both the victim and the shooter were down. the agent kicked away the man's handgun just in case. local police arrived shortly thereafter. >> robert baits, the shooter was dead at the scene. his wife was transport today a local hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. police had been called to the baits home on erica drive on june 26th for a domestic dispute which resulted in the arrest of th
cause. jennifer franciotti has the details. >> on purple friday, the focus is on black. >> we're making the blackout towels. >> is the brainchild of a local company called baltimore blacked out, being endorsed by regan's running back willis mcgahee. he wants the stadium to come alive with 70,000 fans twirling the towels. >> it is about having fun. >> they sell for $9.99. the proceeds benefit the willis mcgahee foundation, created to help underprivileged kids in baltimore by providing them with holiday meals, toys, school supplies, and other resources to help them achieve success. he once the fans to get into the black spirit. >> when you say someone waiting those around, it is a sign. it is good to do some different and get everybody involved. have fun. let us know you are behind us. >> they have been busy printing towels and t-shirts. the owner says it has been fun. >> it is fantastic and exciting. it is really starting to take off. it is going like gangbusters. >> you can buy them at the stadium, at stadiums doors, or online. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. go, ravens! >> be pre
. as fox 5's jennifer davis reports the gender gap is the 14th higher in the country and higher than the national gap as well. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy god mother in delray. >> thank you. >> they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out. but yes, i am the dairy god mother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender gap at her operation. but not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store. >> i am not surprised at that gap. i think it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: according to a new report women in virginia earn an average of 81 cents for every dollar that men earn. that difference is larger than in most other states. >> for the same job, they ought to get the same pay. >> reporter: but they don't. the commonwealth institute says the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the merely median income that works out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year.
one of the victim. jennifer pettitte with draug $15,000 fro a local bank in 2008. she ld the bank teller her entire family was being held hostage at their new haven home and she needed the cash for ransom. the manager call 911. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. if the police are told, they will kill the children and the husband. she says they are being very nice. they have their faces covered. she is petrified. >> by the time police arrived about, an hour later, jennifer pettit and her two young daughters were dead. their house was set on fire. her husband, a doctor, william pettitte, was beaten but survived. steven hayes and joshua are charged in the case. at their trial yesterday, questions centered on whether police could have done more to save the family. >>> fairfax county police are looking for a man who tried to rob a woman as she sat in her car at a traffic light. some are wondering if it is connected to a high profile murder in the same area. vanessa pham was found stabbed to death in h veh
product safety commission. >>> steven tyler and jennifer lopez are making their debut on american idol. last hour, we introduced to you kelly powers. now we meet courtney scatter. >> i'm 19 years old. >> courtney salter hopes this american idol audition will be different. she tried out twice before y the second time i for got the words. >> reporter: she has never made it this far going before the idol judges in jersey city trying to get to hollywood. >> i know i just need just a couple of minutes. >> reporter: her knees shook anxiously waiting for her turn to perform. shelby casey is np us for her too. >> music is her life so we're really excited about this doesn't. this will change her whole world. >> reporter: court me has more than 20,000 follow ares on her youtube channel. american idol has 20 million. >> the contestanted this year more than ever have said they've grown up watching the show. >> reporter: with new judges steven tyler and jennifer lopez added to the mix, this year's contestanted aren't sure what to expect. >> i've been all so far, all of those things, tough easy and
spoke in arlington where family members came together to celebrate the memories that live on. jennifer davis has the story. >> reporter: in the shadow of the pentagon under bright and sunny skies, the president and defense secretary joined 200 families to remember a day nine years ago when the world as we all knew it was forever changed. >> on a day much like this, the calm of a clear september morning was shattered by the worst act of terrorism in our nation's history. >> reporter: the president layed a wreath in memory of those who died that day. and while he didn't mention the controversy swirling around a florida paster who planned to burn the koran, he did appeal to the nation to honor the memory of those killed on 9/11 by valuing diversity and tolerance. >> as americans we are not and never will be at war with islam. it was not a religion that attacked us that september day, it was al-qaeda. >> reporter: once the official ceremony wraps up, the families search for the bench inscribed with the name of their loved one. >> i don't think you can move past the sadness. but when i come
on the flip side of this. >> you name it, anything on wheels all to raise money for a good cause. i'm jennifer franciotti. details straight ahead. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for joining us. >> the humidity was down like 29% or 30%. we don't see that often around here when it is warm out. >> a similar set-up, but we won't be quite as breezey. there is a weather disturbance to our north. it will stay there during the day today. in fact, yesterday it generated a few scattered clouds in the area, but that was about it. the rain stayed north of us, and this mornin
after the november election. roll call reporter jennifer yakman tells us about what this means and what might happen. good morning. >> thank you for having me. >> they released this letter and the question is, is this grandstanding that they came out to the public, to the media? what can we make of this request now to have the trials before the election? >> well it's sort of unusual. the five republican members of the ethics committee which is eventually divided, five republicans and five democrats, issued a statement which they all signed criticisming general lostman for not having scheduled the trial before the elections. >> and they are saying this is fully up to her. there was talk by democratic leaders over the weekend that there were problems scheduling the hearings. >> the republicans came out and denied that yesterday and said we're willing to do this in october when the house is out of session, we just need democrats to set the time for the trials. >> in the interest of transparency and fairness, this panel is saying the american public should know this before the november elec
she got a phone call from her best friend jennifer that would change everything. >> she said hey, kristen, i've been thinking, i've talked to my husband, we've been praying about it and she said i really want to carry a baby for you. >> reporter: kristen couldn't believe what she was hearing. >> i said i have to talk to my husband. i went upstairs right away and you will not believe what just happened. i told him, that night we were kind of like this feels right. >> reporter: it felt right because kristen had been through everything together. they'd been friends since they were 7 playing house and growing up sharing special moments. jennifer, a mother herself was offering to be kristen's gestational carrier. that's when someone will carry a woman for pregnancy when a woman can't do it herself. the doctor said it was a perfect fit. >> she was young and had good eggs and we were able to place one embryo ointo her best friend. >> reporter: a baby is now on the way for kristen and her husband. they're expecting in february. >> when that child is here, i'm going to love that child so
baits shot his wife, jennifer, and then killed himself around 7:30 saturday morning. >> she was running around and yelling, i got someone to help her, help her. and the gunman, who was on the passenger side, took a gun and he shot her. >> reporter: the murder/suicide happened in this quiet montclair townhome community as neighbors watched in stunned disbelief. >> i'm panicking. i'm like what is going on? so i immediately dialed 911, and shortly after that, he shot himself. >> reporter: the bates lived 15 miles away and it's not clear what they were doing in montclair. >> she was bleeding profusely from her head. and he -- i called 911. the gun was laying by him. so hi my neighbor, nick, kicked the gun away from him. >> reporter: we know after the domestic incident in june, an emergency protective order was filed in court, barring the husband and wife from contacting one another. but that order expired, and it was not extended. it's hard to say if it had been in effect, whether it would have changed the outcome of this tragic incident. in montclair, i'm armando trull, 9 news now. >> poli
attempt to save her family. this newly-released bank surveillance video shows jennifer hawke-petit, 9:17 a.m., withdrawing $15,000 from her bank in the small town of connecticut. it was monday morning, july 23rd, 2007. about three miles away, something awful, something truly sinister was happening inside her home. her husband, william, was bound and gagged, and along with her two daughters, haley and michaela, was being held hostage. their mom hoped the $15,000 would be enough to convince the two men who allegedly broke in the night before, to spare her family's lives. at the bank she reaches out for help but has to be discrete because one of the two alleged kidnappers was just outside. the bank manager quietly calls 911. 9:21 a.m., police first learn of the home invasion and hostage situation. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000, that if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. she is petrified. >> reporter: minutes later
linked to higher mortality rates in our "medical alert." >> i'm jennifer franciotti. details next. >> and word that a popular >> and word that a popular roland park is moving. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet absorbs and traps so much dirt you'll never go back to your old mop. [ funny voice ] hey, mop! wanna suck up dirt and grime like swiffer wetjet? then try the absorb-a-straw! now you're gettin' it. [ female announcer ] sorry, mop, but swiffer wetjet has a dirt dissolving solution and super absorbent pads that trap and lock dirty water deep inside the gradient core while mops can just spread it around. swiffer cleans better, or your money back. ♪ she blinded me with science >> researchers have discovered that vitamin b along with normal vitamin amounts found it stops brain shrinkage by as much as 30%. >> what we recommend is that people with memory problems, especially the elderly, especially if they are being diagnosed already in a memory clinic, should be diagnosed by their doctors whether or not it is a good idea to take these vitamins. >> the warnings are that the long
to the house and set up a perimeter. inside, jennifer was being sexually assaulted and their daughters were tied to their beds. dr. wittman, beaten and tied up in the basement escaped with his feet tied together. by 957, a house was on fire. the suspects, steven hayes and joshua sarkozy escaped. by the time officers got inside, it was too late. the girls and mrs. pettitte were dead. dr. pettitte once the death penalty if convicted. ? it was so heinous and there were so many aggregating -- aggravating factors that these two individuals deserve to die. >> it leaves the question of why they did not enter the house immediately. >> some federal tour guides are calling -- are crying foul over having to take a test before giving tours. >> and more pressure over the tax cuts being extended before they expire. >> a convicted sex offender may be hiding in these woods and police want your help in finding him. >> and people from the american public universities are still here to have you. butz you are watching abc7 news at 5:00 p.m., on your side. >> an announcement on the breaking news we brought you
: jennifer fits moore is headed to virginia and earl, she says, can churn all he wants, she is not concerned. >> not overly. i bring board games. we're safe,. >> reporter: safe is the operative word. thousands of people going to or from the beach. >> a lot of folks in ocean city are probably hoping it stays out in the atlantic. >> maybe so. but exactly where earl hits and with how much force still all remains to be seen. reporting live on ken island brian kuebler, abc 2 news. >>> from ken island back to ocean city, abc 2 news is your hurricane earl headquarters, let's check in with justin burke who is on the front lines with the very latest. we had a live shot from north carolina at 5:00 and you could definitely tell the difference from the pictures there and the way we're looking at in ocean city tonight. >> no doubt kelly. i'll tell you as we've got on the air at 4:00 even though the tide is pulling out we're actually watching those waves grow a little stronger, check 24 out. this is where we get the funny influence of sand and water and sea spray with technology but i am hooked up with su
. >> here to talk more about this, our contributor dr. jennifer hartstein child and adolescent psychologist. good morning, jen. >> good morning. >> 400% increase in the last ten years y. do you think it is so dramatic. >> it is an incredibly huge increase. i think there is ease of use. >> easy access like the girl said. >> like she was saying, in your house, your medicine cabinet. you don't have to go seek it on and can hide it more if the signs aren't there so your parents can know what you are doing. >> what's also scary, kids seem to get younger and younger. kids as young as 12 years old are doing this. >> yes, starting so much earlier, 12 and older. >> if your kid smokes you can smell the smoke or drink you can see they are drunk but if they abuse prescription drugs, how can you tell? >> it much harder. they talked about feeling hot, maybe nauseous, their eyes are red, nose is running, lett a gic, problems in school. some of the signs are the same but much harder to look for. also look in your cabinets and see what's going on. >> not only be cabinets, aren't there other household hot po
to five million cans of powdered formula because of insect contamination fears. our doctor jennifer ashton is here. good morning. >> good morning, maggie. >> it doesn't affect liquid formula but powdered that they say may contain a small beetle or larvae. if your baby has already enjested this, is it a harmful? >> the dad has said they do not think this poses an immediate risk, that is a direct quote from the fda. however, if the baby ingests eggs of bugs, insects, or parts of insects, at most, the thinking is they might have stomach upset, digestive problems. bottom line, if your baby is not seeming right you to, take him or her to the peek tran. >> i called similac this morning and learned they set up a website where you can go to find out if the formula you have at home is affected. it's similac.com/recall and enter the lot number. i want to ask about another big health story hitting the paper this morning all of the country saying a study out of the new england journal of medicine studying how effective mammograms are in reducing breast cancer deaths. what did it find? >> this study tr
need a transfusion. he was left for dead in the basement while jennifer hawks petit was taken to a bank and forced to withdraw $15,000. later that morning, petit told the jury he heard loud thumps upstairs and in a more sinister tone, don't worry. it's going to be over in a couple of minutes. jennifer petit was raped and strangled. the 11 and 17-year-old girls were tied to their beds and would die of smoke inhalation after they set fire to the house. petit eventually freed himself and yelled at a neighbor to call 911 saying, i thought time was of the essence and i needed to get help. in court, dr. petit never looked at his alleged attacker. there was no cross-examination by the defense. the trial could last up to two months. marcus solis, abc news, new haven. >>> bedbugs have been showing up in homes and in stores lately. and now they've shut down the main library in ft. myers, florida, too. a librarian found them crawling on some of the chairs, by the computers. those chairs were removed and exterminators called in. the bedbugs were found at another library branch last week. librarians
but was a little stiff. she scored 18 out of 30 points. jennifer gray got the top scores. >> well of course. >> she should. >> handicapping it from the beginning. you have to go with jennifer gray. >> come on, who puts baby in the corning. that's fun. i don't know how those regular people -- that would be like me or you getting out there and doing this ballroom stuff. >> i would have been kicked off just from the reviews. >> but she's saying it's remarkable that some of these people -- >> they are transform and they are dancers. some better than others obviously. but cool. >> go for it. >> you ever notice they pick people out of work to do the show because of hours of training they put in. >> it takes a lot of work to do that and do it well. >>> listen, let's talk about what is going on with the weather. we have cool conditions out there this morning. it will be a nice day today. here is a look at the regional temperatures. across the mid-atlantic and northeast. 57 degrees here in washington. 59 in new york city. boston is at 52. pittsburgh, p.a., 50 degrees. warmer air down to the south. norfolk,
is really taking action. jennifer franciotti has more. >> a bake sale in howard county to raise money for the american heart association. >> raising money for a great cause, everyone knows how important raising money for heart research is. we love that we can do it. >> the local firm is one of dozens of community organizations gearing up for this and they start off at centennial park. it raises funds for research to fight heart disease and stroke. >> we will have a kids' area and an area for people bringing in their dogs out. we will have heart health screenings at an area for survivors to come out. >> lisa bell is one such a rubber. she was born with congenital heart condition. -- lisa bell is one such survivor. >> i had a pacemaker put in in 2000 and was reared like -- replaced in 2006. i had to have might by about replaced again. >> you don't have to pay for registration. lisa can tell you how important any small donation is when it comes to setting up a life. >> the people that come to walk and the people that donate money are actually the true life savers. all the research and al
that was most chilling. hayes said he escoarlted jennifer hawk-petit to the bank where she withdrew $15,000. and when they returned, the other suspect had already sexually assaulted 11-year-old michaela. and he told hayes to, quote, have sex with the mother to settle things up. >> hayes is trying to point to his codefendant ask say, he was the bad guy. he was the worst one. >> reporter: jurors saw video of hayes purchasing gas that prosecutors say used to set the house on fire. >> he found soot in michaela's voice box, airways and lungs, showing it took several minutes for her to pass away. >>> when the medical examiner took the stand, william petit and other family members left the courtroom. the details of the family's death was too much for them to hear. >>> let's check in on the roads now. here's sharon gibala. >> reporter: the top side of the beltway is to be avoided right now. we have an accident with a lane closure. that is going to be on the top side inner loop. just approaching the harrisburg expressway. watch for delays there. also that accident on the jfx is still there on th
but officer jennifer gardener can't belive a human being would do this to an animal. >> the crate was lthy. d probably weeks's worth of urine and feces inside the crate. no food. no water. just really filthy. >> reporter: the washington huma society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. but they're hoping the story will teach pet owners there are other options outhere. >> if you can't take care of your dog, you can always surrendeto the shelter. we're open 24 hours a day, 7 days a ek. so it's just inexcusable to throw your dog out with the trash. >> reporter: thomas is recovering, eating steady mes and enjoying the company of others. he's not ready to be adopted yet. but in two weeks, once he gets his weight up and is cleared by the doctors, the washington humane society hopes to find thomas a good hom >>> two men suspected of stealing a mini van were caught by police after one of them wad to a police officer. they were both arrested and charged with grand larceny any. the two drove by movie co.theater and waved at a detective in uniform who was work
of the blue state in a dead heat is in trouble. >> reporter: jennifer duffy, senior editor says the poll has something good for both candidates. >> 50/47, it's a three-point split. essentially the race is tied. if i'm the o'malley campaign, one of the things i take as positive out of that poll, he is at 50%. that means that ehrlich needs to chip away at his support. but this is notan uphill race. this race is tied. >> reporter: martin o'malley has raised a lot more money than his republican opponent and now is launching his first tv ad in our area, focusing on his commitment to education >> we've doubled the number of arter schools and froz college tuition for four years in a row. >> ehrlich's campaign is saving its mon for tv ads later in the campaign. the republican governor's sociation has bought tv time on his behalf, to compete for the voters in the maryland suburbs arnd the belt way. >> martinwe maltly, higher taxes, fewer jobs. moving maryland backwards. >> that ad for ehrlich is called backwards, it's an attack on o'malley's theme, moving maryland forward. the ads show how contentiou
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